Dorm Room Project 7th Grade

Dorm Room Project by Kim Moore


Students participate in a project where they design their own dorm room.  They also are given a budget to buy items such as bedding and decorations to bring to personalize their room.

Below is a list of all you should need for the project.

Overview of Project

Scoring Guide

Shopping Spree

Dorm Room Dimensions

Chart and Graph

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Specific Seventh Grade TEKS Addressed:

(7.3) Patterns, relationships, and algebraic thinking. The student solves problems involving direct proportional relationships. The student is expected to

(A) estimate and find solutions to application problems involving percent; and Readiness Standard

(7.2) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student adds, subtracts, multiplies, or divides to solve problems and justify solutions. The student is expected to

(B) use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to solve problems involving fractions and decimals; Readiness Standard

Financial Literacy TEKS Addressed:

Seventh Grade:

13 (A)  calculate the sales tax for a given purchase and calculate income tax for earned wages;

(F)  analyze and compare monetary incentives, including sales, rebates, and coupons.